Support for RX 480 and some new features
Following the official launch of the Radeon RX 480 graphics card, AMD has released its new Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.6.2 Beta drivers, which bring support for the new RX 480 but also adds a few new features, including the new overclocking AMD WattMan utility.
All with reference blower-style cooler
Apparently, XFX was quite keen to launch the new Radeon RX 480 graphics card as the company has no less than three different versions, all with the same reference blower-style cooler, two factory-overclocked with 8GB of RAM and the RX 480 4GB Core Edition.
1000 Geforce GTX 1080 at launch
OcUK, the Overclockers UK has sold more than 1000 Radeon RX 480 cards at launch. Although to be fair to Nvidia, the etailer added that they also managed to shift 1000 Geforce GTX 1080 cards on their launch too [so much for the rumour that Nvidia sampled only small volume to the etailers.ed]
In a sign of self-confidence, AMD has announced the acquisition of gaming software specialist HiAlgo
OnePlus says it will have to jack up the prices
Affordable smartphone manufacturer OnePlus has warned that its phones might be slightly less affordable in the UK thanks to the countries decision to stuff up its own economy and try to leave the EU.
Cloud not making up for the loss of PC business
Hard-disk drive maker Seagate Technology is cutting more than 1,600 jobs, or three percent of its workforce, as the company looks to cut costs as interest in PCs continues to shrink.